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Cablegate: Urging Eu Members to Preserve Common Policy On

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UNCLAS ANKARA 006052

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM TU CU
SUBJECT: URGING EU MEMBERS TO PRESERVE COMMON POLICY ON
CUBA: TURKEY

REF: A. STATE 228300

B. HAVANA 13582

We delivered ref A demarche and points October 25 to Turkish
MFA Americas Department Head Onder. In addition, we provided
Onder a copy of Vladimiro Roca's October 7 open letter to
Spanish PM Zapatero stressing the importance of the EU Common
Policy for Cuba's democratic activists. We added ref B's
point that the Spanish Ambassador's speech had hurt Cuba's
democratic opposition. Onder made no substantive reply, but
undertook to convey our message to senior levels of the MFA.
EDELMAN

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